Monthly Archives: May 2017

Finding A Way: I May Need A Clue But I’m Working On It

Kage Baker had a sharp personal dislike of cliches. Aphorisms, folk sayings, pithy one-liners displaying the deep inner wisdom of the speaker: they all, as she put it, gave her “the pip”. I”m not sure what “the pip” is, but … Continue reading

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The Barbecues Are Blooming

Kage Baker did not like to barbecue. She only rarely even enjoyed eating it. She could cook a fair treat over an open fire, but she used pots and pans and spits and griddles, and made many more things than … Continue reading

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I’ve Gang Agley

Kage Baker never missed a convention due to illness. She did miss a signing due to simply forgetting, and going off to Faire instead. That is, in fact, more or less why she never missed anything again – when you … Continue reading

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Ivory Towers and Local Habitations

Kage Baker never wanted to be famous. She had a deep aversion to being a public person; she considered that the most ladylike display of fashion was to be invisible. She was pretty good at it, too, considering that she … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now

Kage Baker had good eyesight. She was very glad about it, and never entirely reconciled to the necessity of reading glasses in her later years. Her fashion sense was much engaged with the jewelry aspect of  her glasses frames, and … Continue reading

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I Never Did Like Current Events

Kage Baker  stayed quietly but adamantly uninvolved with politics. It was self-defense; in order to concentrate on the writing, she had to make sure that it was the foremost concern in her mind. Whatever the it was, during the current … Continue reading

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